Bollinger Motors (profiled within the Might/June 2018 situation of Charged) is constructing a “no-nonsense back-to-basics all-electric sport utility truck” that fills a niche within the present EV market. The Bollinger B1 is constructed for the farm or the job website, a rugged work truck designed to haul massive, heavy objects.
As Bollinger strikes by means of the ultimate phases of growing the B1, it has unveiled a preview of a brand new automobile design: the B2 Pickup truck.
Each vans sport twin motors, all-wheel drive, hydropneumatic suspension, in-wheel portal gear hubs, a 120 kWh battery pack, massive entrance trunk house, and patented pass-through doorways for transporting lengthy objects.
Just like the B1, the B2 will likely be a Class three work truck (10,001 gross automobile weight ranking) with a hauling functionality of 5,000 kilos. Storage capability is central to its design. The Pickup’s mattress is four ft 1 in vast by 5 ft 9 in lengthy. With the inner cab tailgate down, the truck can carry as much as 72 four×eight sheets of plywood. The rear glass additionally opens up, permitting storage to the highest of the cab.
“The brand new B2 incorporates every part that we’ve discovered in making the B1, and takes it in an thrilling new course,” says firm founder Robert Bollinger. “It’s at all times been the plan to have each the B1 and B2 begin off our line-up. Now that now we have a lot unimaginable information from testing our B1 prototype, we are able to put all of that engineering information into our last four-door B1 and B2 automobiles. It’s the Pickup I at all times wished and one thing loopy higher than what’s out there available on the market at this time.”
Bollinger Motors is at the moment taking reservations for the B1 and B2 on its website with no cash down.
Supply: Bollinger Motors